UW Bioengineering is proud of all our faculty, staff and students, and the many awards they earn for their work in teaching, mentoring and improving lives through bioengineering research and innovations.

Faculty Award Highlights

  • 29 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows
  • 13 members of the Washington State Academy of Sciences
  • 14 past and current UW CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellows
  • 6 members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • Six AAAS Fellows
  • One National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Student Award Highlights

  • 13 current National Science Foundation Fellows
  • Two Fulbright Student Fellows, one Gates Cambridge Scholar, one Rhodes Scholar, one Luce Scholar, and eight Goldwater Scholars as of 2016
  • 5 Levinson Emerging Scholar awards
  • Multiple awards from NASA Space Grant
  • Multiple awards in business plan competitions from UW Foster School of Business
  • Fellowships from American Heart Association and Washington Research Foundation
  • More Amgen Scholars than any other UW department; 31 since 2007
  • Over 100 Mary Gates Scholarships

Featured Awards and Recognition

  • Albert Folch and his book

Outstanding Academic Title – Hidden in Plain Sight

December 22nd, 2022|

Hidden in Plain Sight is chosen as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Professor Albert Folch’s book, Hidden in Plain Sight: The History, Science, and Engineering of Microfluidic Technology, was selected by Choice as [...]

  • BioE Scholars

UW BioE students receive scholarships and fellowships

December 9th, 2022|

We are proud of our students who have been honored with scholarships or fellowships for the 2022-2023 academic year. Levinson Emerging Scholars Award The Levinson Emerging Scholars Award supports talented and highly [...]

  • Andre Berndt

UW biosensor research wins prestigious innovation honor

August 23rd, 2022|

Andre Berndt is recognized by the 2022 McKnight award for work that “fundamentally changes the way neuroscience is conducted.” Andre Berndt checks a plate with bacterial cultures expressing a protein sensor library with [...]

  • Albert Folch headshot

Albert Folch elected member of the Institute for Catalan Studies

July 12th, 2022|

The Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC), based in Barcelona, Spain, has named UW Professor of Bioengineering Albert Folch as a member of its Science and Technology Section. Folch was recognized with the honor during [...]